Public School District Information
Wauconda School District Offices (847) 526-7690
Grades K-4 Robert Crown (847) 526-7100
Grades K-5 Cotton Creek (847) 526-4700
Grades 6-8 Matthews Middle School (847) 526-6210
Grades 5-6 Wauconda Grade School (847) 526-6671
Grades 7-8 Wauconda Middle School (847) 526-2122
Grades 9-12 Wauconda High School (847) 526-6611
Transportation Department (847) 526-6672
as winter melts into spring, residents may see an increase in ground saturation and standing water in some areas over the next few months. Since the ground is expected to stay wet through the spring and possibly longer, there is a considerably higher risk for flooding. Now is a great time to learn more about the increased ground saturation and review flood related safety tips from the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission. Click >here <
Our entire Village of Port Barrington operates under Lake County’s Stormwater Management Ordinance. With predictions of trends in increased rainfall in the coming years, now is the time to put things in place to protect your property. Lake County Stormwater Management has shared information to do just that! View these flood-proofing tips Flood maps are available to view on the FEMA website as well as at the Village Hall
Please see information sent to us regarding the recent outbreak of Coronavirus here School District 118 has also sent notice about the virus that can be viewed from their website School District 118 dist118.org
Please view the Fox Waterway Agency website for up to date information on the state of the Fox River. www.foxwaterway.com Please be sure to view our particular stretch of the river for conditions in our area. Another great source for flood predictions and what to do before, during or after a flood can be found at McHenryAware.com (also available as a phone app) Click the “Flooding” in the left hand column.
Sandbagging is one method to protect your property during flood events. It is imperative to sandbag correctly to save on time, energy and resources. Trustees John Grothendick and Keith Vogeler recently held a demonstration on how to sandbag correctly. Their presentation can be viewed here There are currently sand and bags available in the Village Hall parking lot for those who feel they need them to protect their property. Sandbags must be disposed of properly and may not be used as permanent structures or as shoreline stabilizers. Once used,...
NOTICE: 2019 MEETING SCHEDULE The Village of Port Barrington holds regularly scheduled Trustee Meetings at Port Barrington’s Village Hall 69 S. Circle Avenue, Port Barrington, IL 60010-1001. Persons wishing to address the Village Board of Trustees at these meetings should call the Village Hall at 847-639-7595 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to be put on the agenda. Committee Meeting Schedule 1st Wednesday of each month, 7:00PM January 8, 2020 (2nd Wednesday)February 5, 2020March 4, 2020April 1, 2020May 6, 2020June 3,...
Imagine a full glass of water. That glass has a straw in it. Where ever you place the straw within the glass, you are still drinking from the same container of water. That glass/straw scenario is how a well relates to an aquifer. Our Village has two aquifers, unfortunately the first aquifer has a surface water to ground water connection. What’s that mean? That means: Whatever goes into a storm drain, a pond, or a ditch will eventually make contact with the aquifer. Wait, that’s sounds scary? Scary or not, it’s factual. This is why the...
The Village of Port Barrington and the Village of Wauconda have teamed up to answer resident complaints in code enforcement. Resident complaints regarding overnight parking, unleashed dogs, yard maintenance and other ordinance violations have been addressed with the intergovernmental agreement between Port Barrington and Wauconda. The agreement is two-fold: First, it will provide a Code Enforcement Officer or Uniformed Officer from the Wauconda PD to issue warnings and tickets for ordinance violations. Secondly, those tickets will be heard...
Through its partnership with the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), BACOG is pleased to promote a new nationwide training initiative offered by the ISWS called the Private Well Class. This is a free online course that helps homeowners understand and care for their water well. The program combines a 10-part online class with live, interactive seminar events in which the material will be reinforced and questions answered. Please visit The Private Well Class website or contact email@example.com for more information. Please click...